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An emerging Asia-Pacific fintech hub: Hong Kong – South China Morning Post

South China Morning PostFor decades, Hong Kong made its mark as the region’s leading financial centre, vying with New York and London for supremacy as a global nexus of money. Shaken by the Asian financial crisis, SARS, and the rise of Shanghai, gloomy predictions about Hong …Hong Kong Regulator Seeks to Increases Fintech Talent Poolfinews.asia […]

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North Korea Arrests Christian Missionary From Australia – New York Times

New York TimesHONG KONG — North Korea has arrested a Christian missionary from Australia, his family said on Wednesday, taking him into captivity even as it continues to face pressure to release an American missionary it has held for more than a year. The Australian …Australian Christian missionary arrested in North KoreaReutersFamily says Australian man […]

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China Faults Report Citing North Korean Leader in Atrocities – New York Times

New York TimesHONG KONG — Chinese officials on Tuesday criticized a United Nations report that served notice to Kim Jong-un, the North Korean leader, that he may be personally held liable in court for crimes against humanity committed by state institutions and officials …‘Abundant evidence’ of crimes against humanity in North Korea, panel saysCNNPyongyang’s gulags […]

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Lenovo to Buy IBM Server Business for $2.3 Billion — 4th Update – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalHONG KONG– Lenovo Group Ltd. said it has agreed to buy International Business Machines Corp.’s low-end server business for $2.3 billion in cash and stock, as the Chinese personal-computer maker tries to expand its business for corporate clients beyond …IBM sells its x86 server business to Lenovo for $2.3 billionCNETLenovo Agrees to Buy […]

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HK movie mogul Run Run Shaw has died at age 107 – Seattle Post Intelligencer

Seattle Post IntelligencerHONG KONG (AP) — Pioneering Hong Kong movie producer Run Run Shaw, whose studio popularized the kung fu genre that influenced Quentin Tarantino and other Hollywood directors, died Tuesday. Shaw died peacefully at age 107, according to a …Hong Kong media mogul Run Run Shaw dies at 106ReutersHong Kong kung fu film pioneer […]

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China Prepares to Launch Moon Rover Mission – New York Times

New York TimesHONG KONG — Preparations to launch China’s first robotic expedition to the moon’s surface entered their final hours on Sunday as engineers filled fuel tanks of a rocket that will carry the Chang’e 3 spacecraft and “Jade Rabbit” rover. World Twitter Logo.Anticipation builds for China’s first moon rover missionHindustan TimesWhy China is fixated […]